Entries in elephants (21)

Monday
Oct302017

5 Matriarchal  Species

Whilst it is assumed that the males hold the power in the animal kingdom, there are some species where the female animals are looked up to and respected much more than their partners. Check out these ladies, with a whole lot of grrrrrrl power…

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Tuesday
Jul042017

8 Reasons To Ban The Ivory  Trade

Every 25 minutes, another elephant is killed for its tusks. Everyday, another poacher poses with a new corpse. And apparently, every year another debate is held over the ethics behind the ivory trade.

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Friday
Apr152016

The Huge Problem of Elephant Poaching

It’s another day in the calendar to recognise the plea of one of mankind’s favourite animals. Save The Elephants Day falls on April 16 and a huge surge in conservation and awareness is planned for the day.

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Friday
Nov202015

The Most Devoted Parents In The Animal Kingdom

While human parents have nappies, terrible twos, school runs, homework and driving lessons to deal with, in the animal kingdom the parental tasks are as diverse as the animals themselves. They learn to swim, stand, and feed themselves and go to great lengths to ensure the survival of their species.

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Monday
Sep222014

All Creatures Great and Small

Why is it important to not neglect larger animals in an ecosystem when directing conservation efforts?

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide in new form of illegal killing

A new form of poaching is finding its way into national parks across Zimbabwe.

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Tuesday
Aug132013

Big vs. small animals – does big mean powerful?

Sometimes, reading about the animal kingdom is like having the superhero talk.

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Tuesday
Jul302013

Five funny elephant facts

Elephants have been admired and loved by humans throughout history. In the beginning of time, elephants were revered for their large size and majestic mannerisms

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Thursday
Mar212013

Thai buddhist leaders pray for elephants

Thai Buddhist leaders prayed for poached elephants and call for an end to the use and trade of ivory.

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Wednesday
Mar132013

Elephants, humans and thier chins!

Humans have often felt a kind of kinship and bond with elephants due to the level of emotion they sometimes seem to express, but it seems that there is another similarity between us and them – our chins.

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Friday
Feb222013

Elephant rescue in Namibia

Some dramatic scenes from Namibia as one elephant fell into a septic tank but was thankfully rescued 13 hours later.

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Friday
Feb152013

Science Club Roundup

Here are all of this weeks Science Club articles, in one easy to read place.

 

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Wednesday
Feb132013

Our Favourite Moments from Africa

We haven’t come across anyone who watched Africa and didn’t enjoy it and everyone seems to have a favourite moment from this latest BBC nature series.

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Friday
Feb082013

SCIENCE CLUB ROUNDUP

This week we have had articles on mini animals, the fact that cats are now considered as predators in America, the outrage that was caused by the poinsoning of elephants in Borneo, cockroach cleaning habits, exploding fish and dolphins demonstrating levels of compassion.

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Tuesday
Jan222013

Award-winning Namibia desert elephant conservation

Frontier is pleased to announce a new initiative offering volunteers the chance to be part of pioneering conservation efforts, working on the project in the Namibian desert to reduce human-elephant conflict.

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